Use the library catalog to search the holdings of ALL 8 Vanderbilt Libraries.
You can use it to find:
Use the book pick up tab in the catalog record to request pick-up outside the library. Due date for regular loaned items due between March 8 and May 7 is Sept. 4, 2020.
Subject heading searches can introduce you to a large number of books on a specific topic available in the libraries.
To get a sense of the breadth of our collections, try a "SUBJECT contains" search in Library Catalog using one of the sample Library of Congress Subject Headings listed below:
|Sex differences||Sex discrimination|
|Gender identity||Sexual division of labor|
|Gender identity in motion pictures||Men|
|Women, Social conditions||Masculinity|
Another option is to browse the STACKS for books. The following call # areas might be of interest to you:
|HQ 1161-1172||Occidental and Oriental Women, Christian and Pagan|
|HQ 1180-1181||Women's Studies|
Women and the State, Women in Politics, Women in Public Life, Women in Development, Women and Economics
|HQ 1393-1395||Women and Religion|
|HQ 1397||Women in Science and the Arts|
|HQ 1399||Women and Civilization|
|HQ 1402-1870.9||By Region or Country|
|HQ 1871-2030.7||Women's Clubs, Societies|
"What floor are these on???" These call number ranges are on the 5th floor of the Central Library- on the 21st Ave. side of the building (see floor map).
There are thousands of library catalogs out there and only one of you.
WorldCat contains more than 125 million records describing items owned by U.S. libraries and libraries around the world.
These items include books, manuscripts, musical scores, films, newspapers, etc.
The following search tips work in many databases!
1. Use AND to combine terms
example: Helios AND Art
2. Use OR to search related terms
example: Myth OR Folklore
3. Use * to truncate a word and return all possible endings
(searches for all variants of the word myth e.g. myth, myths, mythology, mythological...)